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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Monday, 13 April 2015

1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  On January - 08 birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on January - 08.  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on January - 08.  

1767  On January - 08 birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  John White, composer was born on January - 08.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on January - 08.  

1787  On January - 08 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  On January - 08 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On January - 08 birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On January - 08 birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on January - 08.  

1812  On this day in history birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on January - 08.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on January - 08.  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  On this day in history birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on January - 08.  

1817  On January - 08 birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73